Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors have the experience and resources to provide expert, whole-person care to those with liver cancer.

Liver cancer is not a common cancer in the United States. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience treating many cases of hepatocellular carcinoma and other rarer types of liver cancer.

Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 1,200 people with primary liver cancer.

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

March 24, 2016
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